Hi and welcome to Wednesday Pet Roundup! Kelly says stop and smell the tulips! Here are your links this week:

* The Chicago Tribune brings us 5 Ways to save on Pet Costs. Can you guess any?

* Grab a kleenex and read the ABC News report how this faithful dog stands by his friend who was hit by a car.

* Once a month, the Northern California contingent of Tripawds meets– a group for canine amputees and their owners. The group’s motto is “Be more dog. Appreciate every day that you have.”

* The Chicago Sun Time reports that Boots the cat, 11 years old, was spared euthanasia after the death of his owner. Boots now resides at Cats Are People Too shelter.

* A Santa Ana, California family pleads not guilty for exposing children to unsanitary conditions in a home with 110 cats.